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Thursday, June 22

Free Film Screening
Cotton Comes to Harlem

Barness Recital Hall, USF School of Music (MUS107)
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This action comedy was directed in 1970 by Ossie Davis based on the eponymous novel by Chester Himes, an American writer noted for his ground breaking crime novels set in Harlem. The film will be screened in conjunction with Black Pulp! and preceded by a brief discussion with Dr. Cheryl Rodriguez, Director of the USF Institute on Black Life, and USFCAM curator Noel Smith. This event is free.

Please contact CAM for more information or directions at (813) 974-4133 or at



Caption: Cotton Comes to Harlem, 1970. Original movie poster; Courtesy of IPCNY


Thursday, July 13

Art Thursday: An Ekphrastic Evening
USF Contemporary Art Museum
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Writers respond to Black Pulp! and Woke! Produced by the USF English Department.

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Caption: Billy Graham, Luke Cage: Hero for Hire #13, Sept. 1973. Paper comic book; Published by Marvel Comics. Courtesy of ©MARVEL and ©Villalongo Studio LLC



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Graphicstudio Hours: M–F 10am–5pm

USFCAM Hours: Mon. to Fri. 10am–5pm; Thurs. 10am-8pm; Sat. 1–4pm; CAM is Closed Sunday and all University and State of Florida holidays and occasionally between exhibitions.

Tours: Groups and organizations interested in tours of the exhibition should contact CAM to schedule at least two weeks in advance at (813) 974-4133.

Accessibility: The University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum (USFCAM) is fully accessible to visitors with disabilities. There are disabled parking spaces outsde of the museum, an accessible entrance, good lighting and accessible restrooms.

The museum follows USF guidelines regarding service animals.

USFCAM faculty and staff are pleased to work with organizations that provide cultural opportunities for disabled clients to tour the Museum. Please call (813) 974-4133 two weeks in advance to request specific tour information. For more accessibility information please call (813) 974-4133.

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